July 30, 2012 Physicians should take lead against efforts in Colorado, Washington and Oregon. The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) opposes proposals to legalize marijuana anywhere in the United States, including three state measures on November 2012 ballots. Legalization initiatives in Colorado, Washington and Oregon create unacceptable risks to public health, according to a […]
The slightly satirical article linked below contains a list of horrific and absurd cases of incidents related to MDPV, AKA “bath salts.” Some of the content is graphic and adult themed. The article demonstrates the danger of this trending designer drug. In 2011, poison control centers logged more than 61oo emergencies related to bath salts, […]
In a horrifying incident over Memorial Day weekend in Miami that’s made headlines, a man was shot and killed by police as he was chewing the face off another man. Initial reports indicate that the assailant may have been high on a new, potent form of LSD and/or synthetic amphetamines, AKA “bath salts.” The victim […]
Are you concerned about how to address prescription drug abuse in the workplace and home? The abuse of prescription drugs (psychotherapeutics) is growing at epidemic proportions in the US. Manufacturers produce enough hydrocodone and oxycodone per year in this county to supply every citizen with 24 tabs of hydrocodone and 40 tabs of oxycodone.
The tragic hot-air balloon crash on January 9, 2012, in Carterton, New Zealand took the lives of all 11 people on board. A statement just issued by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission state that toxicology reports reveal that the balloon pilot had cannabis in his system at the time of the crash. Despite numerous incidents […]